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... Hi, I am new to the board. I have had iron deficiency anemia for about four years now without any identifiable cause. ... (7 replies)
... I've had quite a few Infed infusions over the years and never had a problem with them. They usually do a test infusion to make sure you aren't allergic to it and then they start the actual infustion. ... (13 replies)
... Yes, I went to see my GP today and she says it is back to the Hematologist for me too. I was testing out very very low Serum Iron, the ferritin has dropped to 4 and the hemoglobin is on its way down as well. She was on the phone to the pharmacy when I left the office to go back to work. ... (2 replies)

... I also had iron iv therapy. The first injection is scheduled to monitor for these side effects. I had a reaction to infed on the first visit. It felt as if I was up in a high altitude within 10 minutes. It was a little scary, but they watched me close to see for a reaction. ... (4 replies)
... Glad to hear that it went well overall!! ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the link. I ended up with a BAD reaction to Infed so my insurance will now cover the Venofer. I go for my second dose tomorrow. I haven't seen a bill yet so I wondered what I was in for. ... (3 replies)
... had Lupus. I was checked for everything just about. Eventually I get a med for a symptom like you or it slowly goes away. I hope that you at least got a dose to do you some good, I'm sure that you did at least a jump start. That's good. ... (13 replies)
... it does have a website but I don't have it bookmarked on this computer. Just go to or another search engine and enter the drug name. The dr. will probably be really watchful the first few times your partner gets this drug. ... (1 replies)
... There's not much difference between the Infed and the Ferrlecit. I had a really bad reaction to the Infed and the nurse had to yank me out of it. With the Infed you can get 500mg of iron in one sitting. ... (22 replies)
... Went for my infed and had a reaction so I was not able to get the full dose and I am still have symptoms 3 days later oh well . ... (13 replies)
... It's FAR easier and safer to address the cause and treat that than atempt a cure via IV iron. Do you have heavy periods? ... (4 replies)
IV Ferrlecit
Mar 28, 2010
... I started IV iron infusions. I was 1st given Infed and had a reaction to it so it was stopped. ... (0 replies)
Allergic reaction
Mar 30, 2009
... So today I went for my first iron infusion. I'm a runner and I'm certain it's contributing to my low ferritin count of 3. Pills and diet have not made a difference. ... (3 replies)
... because of severe allergic reactions requiring repeated hospitalizations but I am now using Venofer. I still react but they are able to control the reaction with IV benadryl, solumedrol and other medications. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the boards!!! Sorry to hear that you are joining the club! ... (4 replies)
... it was done in the office of my hematologist and it took about 6 hours. You can have an allergic reaction to it so they give you a test dose first and then they give you the IV very slowly and watch you closely. ... (16 replies)
... I've had several IV iron infusions and have never had a reaction to them. ... (9 replies)
... I also have low calcium and magnesium issues but I have to take pills each day for that. I was so concerned for the past two years about the low calcium issues that I didn't keep up on the iron problems. ... (74 replies)
... Angie I'm so glad you have an appointment for this week! Seriously, your levels are EXTREMELY low and I would say if you start feeling worse you should go to the ER where they most definitely would give you a blood transfusion, probably more than one. ... (29 replies)
... Your situation is very interesting to me and I'm glad you posted. ... (74 replies)

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